finalized March 2016
RITA BROWN, Part-time Instructor
B.A., Augustana College; M.A.S., Northern Illinois University
MICHAEL CLARK, Part-time Instructor
B.A., Augustana College; M.Ac., University of Iowa
JOHN S. DELANEY, Professor, Chair
B.S., Loras College; M.B.A., Iowa; D.B.A., St. Ambrose; C.P.A., Illinois; C.M.A., C.I.A.
PAMELA J. DRUGER, S. James Galley Professor in Accounting
B.A., Northeast Missouri State; M.A., Iowa; C.P.A., Iowa; C.M.A., C.F.M., C.F.E.
JANENE FINLEY, Associate Professor
B.A., M.A., Western Illinois; J.D., Northern Illinois; Ph.D., Southern Illinois; LL.M, Northwestern; C.P.A., lllinois
CHRIS HELLER, Part-time Instructor of Accounting
B.A., M.B.A., St. Ambrose University
NADIA SCHWARTZ, Assistant Professor
B.A., Ryazan State Agricultural Academy; MAcc, Western Illinois University
GREGORY P. TAPIS, Assistant Professor
B.S., Massachusetts Dartmouth; Ph.D., Mississippi State
MAJOR IN ACCOUNTING. 31 credits including ACCT-201, ACCT-202, ACCT-311, ACCT-312, ACCT-313, ACCT-314, ACCT-321, ACCT-322, ACCT-323, ACCT-442, and 3 credits of electives or internships. Required supporting courses (12 credits): ECON-201 and ECON-202, BUSN-211 or MATH-315. BUSN-212 or MATH-316. Recommended supporting courses (12 credits): BUSN-205, BUSN-307 or RELG-327, BUSN-341, COMM-401.
MINOR IN ACCOUNTING. 16 credits including ACCT-201, ACCT-202, ACCT-321, ACCT-312 and 4 additional accounting credits. Required supporting courses for the major are not required for the minor.
ACCOUNTING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Most states require candidates applying to sit for the CPA exam complete 150 hours (credits) at an accredited college or university. Designed for students planning to take the CPA exam, the Accounting Certificate Program provides an opportunity for students to complete the additional coursework beyond the requirements of the accounting major. Both current and prospective students must apply for admission into the program and complete the following requirements to obtain the certificate. For a complete list of the college policies and guidelines about certificates, see the catalog section on Organization of the Curriculum.
ACCOUNTING CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS
1. COMPLETION OF 150 TOTAL HOURS
2. COMPLETION OF ACCOUNTING MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
3. COMPLETION OF
___3 Hours BUSN-341 Business Law
___3 Hours BUSN-205 Business Writing
___3 Hours RELG-327 Business Ethics or BUSN307 Social Issues in Management
___6 Hours Additional Accounting Electives From
ACCT-451 Fraud Investigation
ACCT-452 Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting
ACCT-453 Corporate Accounting
ACCT-454 Advanced Auditing
ACCT-455 Advanced Managerial
ACCT-456 Advanced Tax
ACCT-457 Advanced Financial Accounting
4. RECOMMENDED SUPPORT COURSES
___3 Hours COMM401 Business and Professional Communication
A 1.67 grade-point average in accounting classes is required for enrollment in any course beyond ACCT-202.